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Bud’s Best Bud

Johnny Dantonio (’07) has struck advertising gold twice with the writing of Budweiser’s heartfelt and much-loved Super Bowl commercials. Continue reading

The Entertainer

Nathan Smith has spent the past year watching about 160 movies, organizing a pop-up movie event in Knoxville, writing for his own entertainment blog, and becoming director of hip hop programming for WUTK. Continue reading

The Jackson Papers

A woman with a dubious reputation. Presidential cabinet members at each other’s throats. A president with a conspiracy theory. It’s … Continue reading

The Designer

Brayan Zavala is very aware of the value of the education he’s received since immigrating with his parents from Mexico when he was just one year old. Continue reading

Mugwump

In November 1920, a new student publication made its debut on campus. Mugwump was a monthly publication devoted to life … Continue reading

12 Reasons You Should Come to Homecoming

There are plenty of good of reasons to come back to campus for Homecoming weekend, November 8–9, but here are twelve really great ones! *Spoiler alert! This list includes talk of elves, marshmallows, Smokey, and Peyton Manning. Continue reading

The Houseguests

There was a crush in the streets outside the American embassy in Sudan. A mob of 2,000 rioters was shouting, breaking windows, and attempting to scale walls.
It was September 2012 and an anti-Islam film had sparked unrest in twenty countries. Protesters set fire to the German embassy in Sudan and moved on to express their outrage to the British and Americans. Continue reading

Motown Maven

Though Valisia LeKae (A&S ’01) earned a degree in psychology, she knew the stage is where she really wanted to be. Now, she has a Tony Award nomination under her belt for her portrayal of Diana Ross in Motown the Musical. Continue reading